Alumni Achievements

Dr. Kathe Albrecht

  • Participated in a panel at the College Art Association (CAA) conference in a session titled “Digital Humanities in the Classroom: An Exchange.” She discussed “Changing Pedagogy and the Unexpected: Mapping the Classroom of the Future" February, 2016
  • Chaired panel, “Affirming and Manipulating the Female Body: 19th Century to Now,” Feminist Art History Conference, American University, Washington, DC, November 2013
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Dr. Homer Charles Arnold

  • Currently editing a collection of his short writings to be sold through the independent bookstore Bookmachine, which is affiliated with the Magoski Arts Colony in Fullerton CA.
  • Published "The HOPE Outdoor Gallery" in Conflict of Interest, January 2016
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Dr. Gregory Blair

  • Presented paper “Place-Produced Thought and the Agency of Place” as part of the Regionalist Globalism: Considering the Process of Locality panel, at the 2016 SECAC Conference, Roanoke, VA Oct 19-22, 2016
  • Presented paper, "Place-Produced Thought: The Agency of Place and the Co-Production of Knowledge in Heidegger, Baudrillard, and Others" at the Pacific Association for the Continental Tradition, The Sitka Institute, Sitka, AK, 2016
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Dr. Conny Bogaard

  • Presented paper at the 2016 College Art Association (CAA) International Annual Conference,  in the session “Altered Visions: Revisiting the Trials and Tribulations of the Single Collection Museum,” February, 2016, Washington, DC
  • Presented paper, "Neither Theory nor Model: The Dialogical Museum" in the panel, "Exotic or Mundane: Histories of Contemporary Museums and Exhibitions" at Southeastern College Art Conference (SECAC), October 21-24, 2015, Pittsburgh, PA
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Dr. Jean Bundy

  • Solo show at Pleiades Gallery, NYC, May 16-June 10, 2017
  • Presented her work as part of the Space/Place exhibition at Pleiades Invitational Show in New York, December 29th 2015-January 23rd 2016
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Dr. Amy Cook

  • Currently pursing a Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, which in concert with IDSVA PhD, will assist in her private practice using Existential Therapy to address issues of wellness, creative freedom, relationships, and academic underachievement.
  • Exhibition, Recent Paintings, on view at Biotek Industries, May 2015
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Dr. Kathy Desmond

  • Presented paper, “Theoretical Issues Related to Art and Design: Empathy and Judgment in Contemporary Art Practice” at the PCA/ACA National Conference, April 2017
  • Presented at the “Invisibility and Unfinalizability in the Field of Art and Aesthetics” at The Third Nomadikon and Center for the Ethics of Seeing Conference, Fall 2016
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Dr. Heather E. Dunn

  • Will present paper, "Political Street Art in the Trump Era," and chair panel, "Art in the Age of Surveillance" at the SECAC (Southeastern College Art Conference), Annual Conference, Columbus, OH, October 2017

  • Presented paper “Street Art, Political Activism, and Surveillance,” for the panel The Revolution Will Not Be Televised: Street Art, Installations and Performance: Art as Vehicles for Political and Social Change, at the 2016 SECAC Conference, Roanoke, VA Oct 19-22, 2016

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Dr. Jennifer Ann Hall

  • Published, "Autopoietic Aesthetic as a Lens for Interactive Art "in the forthcoming book, Aesthetics and the Embodied Mind, Springer Verlag, Düsseldorf ,Germany, Fall 2015
  • Exhibition, Flying Fish Project, Robotic underwater robotic installation (bait balls and the predicators that love them) East Cape, Baja Mexico and Barnstable, Massachusetts, 2015
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Arlinda Henderson, M.Phil

  • Presented paper, "Display Holography in Art Practice: An Exploration of Interference," The Image Conference, University of California at Berkeley, October 29-30, 2015
  • Presented paper “The Interference of Art” Crossing Boundaries: Inclusion, Exclusion, Marginalization and the Hegemonic Making of Societies of Difference, Masaryk University, Czech Republic, Sept. 13, 2014
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Dr. Christopher Lonegan

  • Awarded the Summer Study Grant for Affiliate Faculty, Loyola University in Maryland, 2015
  • Presented paper, "'Nothing to be Afraid of": Stan Brakhage's The Act of Seeing With One's Own Eyes" in the panel: "Death in Contemporary Visual Art" at Southeastern College Art Conference (SECAC), October 21-24, 2015, Pittsburgh, PA
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Dr. Kathryn A. McFadden

  • Presented paper, "Feasting Thought: Origin of Love in a Work of Art"(was read by Chris Yates) in the panel, "Eating at the Feast" at Pacific Association for the Continental Tradition Conference (PACT) 7th annual meeting, Seattle University, September 24-26, 2015, Seattle, WA
  •  Her work was included in “Blurred Lines: A Prototype of Pandrogyne” presented at Hypatia Conference, Villanova University, Villanova, PA, May 2015
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Dr. Emily Lauren Putnam

  • Published “Performing Pregnant: An Aesthetic Investigation of Pregnancy.” In New Feminist Perspectives on Embodiment, edited by Clara Fischer and Luna Dolezal. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016
  • Published “Blackened Tongues and Spitting Mothers: The Carnivalesque Humour of Amanda Coogan,” Amanda Coogan: I’ll sing you a song from around the town, Dublin: Royal Hibernian Academy, 2016.
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Dr. Josenilson Santana

  • Presentation,” Crash Course in Photography,” to participants of Shinnery Review, November 2014
  • Presentation, “Street Photography,” ACU Study Abroad student orientation, August 2013 & January 2014
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Dr. Michael R. Smith

  • Solo exhibition, "Art on the Plains XII," Plains Art Museum, Fargo, ND, 2016
  • Publication, "Between Representation and Abstration: Liz Deschenes: Gallery 7." ARTPulse Magazine, No. 22, Vol. 6., 2015
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